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Automation Architect I

Company: Americold
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to deliver on their commitments.

What You'll Do

The Automation Architect will lead the organization in developing, maintaining and governing the Automation processes and Automation Interface Architecture across the entire organization. This individual will work in promoting the automation design principles and standards. This individual assists the business modelers and developers with the solutioning, design and development of automation processes, data and interfaces. This individual provides leadership and guidance to the development teams on architectural practices and policies. He or she will partner and collaborate with operations teams in coming up with agile and sustainable processes for the deployment and management of automated solutions across non-production and production environments.

Essential Functions:

  • Own IT and software solutions for automation site implementation including internal infrastructure and auxiliary systems integration. Interface with EDI, Web, and Data Warehouse applications.
  • Design & implement solutions related to complex warehouse automation systems and applications including WMS, WCS & WES for ASRS & Deep Lane Storage equipment.
  • Lead the creation and evolution of the automation architecture.
  • Lead and facilitate the creation and implementation of automation governance practices and other automation tools

    What Experience You Need

    • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience required
    • Experience with implementing, configuring and maintaining enterprise software applications functionality such as WES/WCS, WMS, Distribution, Transportation, and Labor Management. JDA/BY WMS is highly preferred.
    • Must be able to travel up to 75% sometimes with little notice

      What Could Set You Apart

      • Familiarity with XML and other integration platforms and experience and/or knowledge of FMEA, ITIL, COBIT, ISO, and Project Management Methodologies
      • Experience in JDA/BY platforms/languages, MOCA, Java, etc. is a benefit
      • Experience in PLC technologies like Rockwell, Siemens, etc. is a benefit
      • Knowledge IT Infrastructure such as networking, servers, data centers, higher availability and disaster recovery (HA&DR)
      • Relevant programming experience preferred

        What We Offer

        Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.

        Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

        EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: Americold, Atlanta , Automation Architect I, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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